Research

Sought-after anti-cancer compound found in soft corals

Identifying the source allowed the researchers to go a step further and find the animal’s DNA code for synthesizing the chemical.


An Asian woman holds up a sign that says Stop Asian Hate.

Anti-Asian hate tweets during COVID-19

Anti-Asian hate language surged between January and March of 2020 with clusters of hateful tweets spread across the contiguous U.S. that varied in size, strength distribution and location.


Chemists’ HAT trick for greener chemical synthesis

An interdisciplinary collaboration borrows a technique from energy storage chemistry to improve chemical synthesis.


$34M to prevent and treat epilepsy

The College of Pharmacy’s Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program won a five-year $34 million contract renewal to test and identify therapeutics for preventing and treating drug-resistant epilepsy.


Study explores climate influences on snowmelt-fed water supplies

Three decades of research show three factors that can help predict how climate change will impact critical snowmelt-driven water supplies nationwide.


More than a status

Navigating notions of illegality as undocumented students.


Searching for life in the universe

“Is there life out there?” It’s the one question that has puzzled humankind for centuries.


An empty road in the desert.

Post-Roe, millions will travel farther for abortion care

State-level legislation that restricts abortions would create “abortion care deserts” that primarily impact people of color and those in poverty.


Climate change increases risks of tree death

Threats from fire, drought and insects could reshape U.S. forests.


What we’re still learning about how trees grow

Fundamental questions remain about what factors limit tree growth. A new study may hold answers.